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The Telegraph Herald Newspaper in Education program promotes and increases our children's literacy by using the newspaper as a teaching tool in the classroom. NIE is a unique way for schools, businesses, community members and the local newspaper to work together in a partnership that benefits us all - now and in the future.

The NIE program continues to grow as our educators face budget cuts causing shortages of necessary classroom materials. The Telegraph Herald meets those needs by providing the newspaper - a living textbook to schools in the tri-state area.

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Weekly Lessons (Updated every Monday)


This week's word in the news: DAUNTING

DEFINITION:

Seeming difficult to deal with in prospect; intimidating.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Following a backlash from neighbors, city workers are recommending that San Jose back down from a proposal to build tiny homes for homeless residents on a controversial piece of land across the street from an elementary school — the latest indication of the daunting difficulties in combating homelessness.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 09/26/2022

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NASA's Night Sky Network

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students (Updated Monthly)

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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: Why did Russians run in Ukraine?

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Election-year drama: Florida governor draws attention by sending asylum seekers to Massachusetts

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



Iran protests spread after young woman’s death

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

Archive of Geography quizzes


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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.


Audio

Science Webcasts


Science Audio webcasts: An exclusive partnership with Pulse of the Planet, updated with two-minute sound portraits of Planet Earth. Tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sounds.

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How well do you keep up with the world around you? Take this week’s quiz to test your knowledge of recent national and world events.

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Discussion prompts & video archive.


The news media shape how we see and understand the world around us. With its new video series, NBCU Academy takes a deep dive into what it means to be in a journalist today, how the industry is evolving, and how the next generation can help.

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